1658346 - Unable to Create a Credit Memo with the TAX Code as Import VAT due to Error Message: Tax amount XX EUR differs from calculated tax amount - YY EUR

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1658346 - Unable to Create a Credit Memo with the TAX Code as Import VAT due to Error Message: Tax amount XX EUR differs from calculated tax amount - YY EUR

Symptom

You are unable to create a credit memo with the TAX Code as Import VAT because of error message: Tax amount XX EUR differs from calculated tax amount - YY  EUR

The balance is not equal zero:  ZZ EUR. The total gross amount differs from the sum of the subtotal and the total tax amounts. You need to adjust these amounts so that the balance is zero.

Reproducing the Issue

  1.  Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2.  Select the Invoice and Credit Memos view.
  3.  Select New Credit Memo Without Purchase Order link in the Common Tasks.
  4. Fill in all the mandatory details and Tax Code as Import VAT .
  5. Select Post button.

System throws above error message.

Cause

You have to create the invoice for the imported goods with only the Item Type as Import VAT Credit Item and the tax code as Import Vat.

Resolution

Create the invoice with Item Type as Import VAT Credit Item and with tax code Import VAT.

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Select Invoice and Credit Memos view.
  3. Select New Credit Memo Without Purchase Order link in the Common Tasks.
  4. Select type as Import VAT Credit Item and the tax code as Import Vat.
  5. Select the Calculate Total Amounts in the drop down list of Actions button.

Keywords

KBA , AP-SLO , Sales Order Processing , How To

Product

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